Tag: NBA futures

Kawhi Leonard from the Los Angeles Clippers and LeBron James of the LA Lakers will try to lead their respective teams to a NBA championship in 2023. (Image: Harry How/Getty)

NBA Futures in Los Angeles: Buy the Clippers, Sell the Lakers

If you treat the NBA futures market like real financial investment opportunities, then keep an eye on both pro basketball teams in Los Angeles. When it comes to 2023 NBA championship futures, you should “buy” the LA Clippers with Kawhi Leonard returning to action, and “sell” the LA Lakers if […]

Jimmy Butler from the Miami Heat elevates for a dunk against the Philadelphia 76ers in the Western Conference Semifinals. (Image: Jesse D. Garrabrant/Getty)
2022 NBA Playoffs

NBA Futures: Miami Heat, Phoenix Suns Lead Conference Odds Betting

Eight teams remain in the hunt for the 2022 NBA championship, with four teams in each conference vying for their respective conference title and a berth in the NBA Finals. The Miami Heat at +135 odds are the betting favorite to win the Eastern Conference head ahead of the Boston […]

Chris Paul from the New Orleans Pelicans takes a runner against the New Orleans Pelicans in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series. (Image: Getty)
2022 NBA Playoffs

2022 NBA Championship Odds: Suns, Bucks, Warriors, Celtics in Top 4

The 2022 NBA Playoffs began three days ago and there’s already been some movement in the futures market, with some teams already having played two games. The Phoenix Suns are the consensus betting favorite at +200 odds to win the 2022 NBA championship, followed by the defending champion Milwaukee Bucks […]

Devin Booker from the Phoenix Suns shoots over CJ McCollum of the New Orleans Pelicans in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series. (Image: Getty)
2022 NBA Playoffs

NBA Playoffs Series Odds Update: Bucks, Suns Huge Faves After 1-0 Starts

The 2022 NBA Playoffs are underway and the favorite won the first game in seven out of eight first-round matchups. Oddsmakers adjusted their series odds after the first games, with the Milwaukee Bucks and Phoenix Suns — the two teams from the 2021 NBA Finals — the overwhelming favorites to […]

Chris Paul from the Phoenix Suns bring the ball up the court with Devin Booker trailing. (Image: Donald Becker/Getty)
2022 NBA Playoffs

NBA Title Odds: Phoenix Suns Consensus Favorite as Playoffs Tip Off

The NBA regular season is over and at the start of the postseason, the Phoenix Suns are the consensus betting favorite at +260 odds to win the 2022 NBA championship. The Suns, last season’s runner-up, finished the regular season with the best record in the league. The defending champion Milwaukee […]

Jayson Tatum from the Boston Celtics defends Tyler Herro from the Miami Heat in a recent game, but both teams are fighting for the #1 seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs. (Image: AP)

NBA Eastern Conference Odds: Tight 4-Way Race for #1 Seed

With less than two weeks remaining in the regular season, the #1 seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs is up for grabs with four teams vying for the top spot, and the Milwaukee Bucks (+300 odds), Boston Celtics (+425), Philadelphia 76ers (+450), and Miami Heat (+500) all fighting to represent […]

DeMar DeRozan from the Chicago Bulls defends Giannis 'Greek Freak' Antetokounmpo from the Milwaukee Bucks. (Image: Kamil Krzaczynski/USA Today Sports)

Central Division Futures: Bucks, Bulls, Cavs in 3-Way Sprint

With 16 or 17 games remaining, the NBA Central Division is still wide open and the defending champion Milwaukee Bucks are the consensus favorites at -300 odds, ahead of the Chicago Bulls at +360 odds, and the Cleveland Cavs at +800 odds. The Bucks (41-25) currently hold a 1.5-game lead […]

Deandre Ayton and Devin Booker congratulate each other after the Phoenix Suns won their last game prior to the All-Star Break. (Image: Christian Petersen/Getty)

NBA Futures: Phoenix Suns Betting Favorite After All-Star Break

With the last quarter of the season upon us after the All-Star Break, the Phoenix Suns are the betting favorite at the top of the NBA futures board to win the 2022 NBA championship at +400 odds. DraftKings updated their 2022 NBA championship odds, and the Golden State Warriors are […]